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Scaffolding Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Scaffolding Services Market Research Report | SIC F43.991 | Nov 2016

Platform for growth: Government schemes to revitalise construction have supported growth

IBISWorld’s Scaffolding Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Rising disposable income is expected to support demand for housing, boosting revenue
  • The economic recovery has boosted demand from both the residential and commercial sectors
  • Building activity is likely to continue to rise thanks to the continued support of government schemes
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Contractors in the Scaffolding Services industry design, erect, dismantle and monitor scaffolding on construction sites. Scaffolding is used when constructing multistorey buildings and structures, mainly to provide a safe platform for the workers, give access to the structure's exterior and transport materials and equipment around the construction site. Therefore, the performance of industry operators is dependent on the level of activity in the downstream construction markets. Construction activity has undergone a recent period of recovery, which has supported demand for scaffolding services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Scaffolding Services industry has a low market share concentration level. The industry is highly fragmented, as the large number of enterprises and the preponderance of smaller operators demonstrate. Even the largest enterprises in the industry generate considerably less than 5% of industry revenue. In fact, the four largest industry operators are estimated to generate 2.7% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The industry is characterised by small-scale, regionally dispersed contracting firms, although the largest players operate across Britain and have multiple establishments. The fragmented nature of the industry is also evident from the distribution of enterprises by employment size. According to the Office for National Statistics, 91.7% o.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Scaffolding Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Scaffolding Services Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having a high profile in the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total value of construction and Housing starts in the Scaffolding Services industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Scaffolding Services Industry?

    This industry covers firms that erect, monitor and dismantle scaffolds and work platforms. It also includes the supply of rented scaffolding systems erected by these firms.

    Industry Products
    Fixed scaffoldingModular scaffoldingPlanning and designMonitoring and inspection
    Industry Activities
    Installing and dismantling prefabricated scaffolds and placing platformsInspecting and monitoring scaffold structuresInstalling cantilever hoists, barrow ramps, sloping platforms and crane loading platformsErecting temporary grandstand seating and event staging

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total value of construction
  • Housing starts
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Household expenditure on maintenance and repair
  • Mortgage rate
  • Current Performance
  • Economic recovery
  • Demand builds up
  • Employment and wages
  • Government schemes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Market conditions
  • Table: Scaffolding Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Scaffolding Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Road & Motorway Construction
  • Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing
  • Household Textile & Soft Furnishing Manufacturing
  • Sawmilling & Wood Planing
  • Steel Tube, Pipe & Related Fitting Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Fixed scaffolding
  • Modular scaffolding
  • Planning and design
  • Monitoring and inspection
  • Chart: Scaffolding Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Housing construction
  • Commercial construction
  • Infrastructure construction
  • Public non-housing construction
  • Industrial construction
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Scaffolding Services Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Labour costs
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Scaffolding Services
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Scaffolding Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Scaffolding Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Scaffolding Services Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Modular Scaffold
  • A scaffold made with steel and lightweight alloys and equipped with mechanical or hydraulic jacks for height adjustment.
  • Scaffold
  • A raised platform used to access a building during its construction.
  • Tender Price
  • The fee for which a contractor offers to perform work.

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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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